406-0663-AAL  Numerical Methods for CSE

SemesterSpring Semester 2015
LecturersP. Arbenz
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentEnrolment only for MSc students who need this course as additional requirement.


AbstractIntroduction into fundamental techniques and algorithms of numerical mathematics which play a central role in numerical simulations in science and technology.
Objective* Knowledge of the fundamental algorithms in numerical mathematics
* Knowledge of the essential terms in numerical mathematics and the
techniques used for the analysis of numerical algorithms
* Ability to choose the appropriate numerical method for concrete problems
* Ability to interpret numerical results
* Ability to implement numerical algorithms afficiently
Content1. Direct Methods for linear systems of equations
2. Interpolation
3. Iterative Methods for non-linear systems of equations
4. Krylov methods for linear systems of equations
5. Eigensolvers
6. Least Squares Techniques
7. Filtering Algorithms
8. Approximation of Functions
9. Numerical Quadrature
10. Clustering Techniques
11. Single Step Methods for ODEs
12. Stiff Integrators
13. Structure Preserving Integrators
LiteratureW. Dahmen, A. Reusken "Numerik für Ingenieure und Naturwissenschaftler", Springer 2006.
M. Hanke-Bourgeois "Grundlagen der Numerischen Mathematik und des wissenschaftlichen Rechnens", BG Teubner, 2002
C. Moler, Numerical computing with MATLAB, SIAM, 2004
P. Deuflhard and A. Hohmann, "Numerische Mathematik I", DeGruyter, 2002
Prerequisites / NoticeA course covering the material is taught in German every autumn term
(course unit 401-0663-00L). Exercises and examination are available in English.